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Bruce Sterling

Futurist; Cyberpunk Sci-Fi Author; Journalist; Editor; Critic

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Bruce Sterling Biography

Bruce Sterling is a science fiction author known for his novels, short fiction, and editorship of the Mirrorshades anthology. He was a proponent and instigator of the cyberpunk sub-genre. He is also a journalist, design critic, Internet maven, and cyberspace theorist.

Sterling's first science fiction story, Man-Made Self, was sold in 1976. He is the author of science fiction novels including Schismatrix, Islands In The Net, and Heavy Weather. In 1992, he published his first nonfiction novel, The Hacker Crackdown: Law And Disorder On The Electronic Frontier.

As a child, Sterling spent several years in India and has a fondness for Bollywood films. In 1976, he graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in journalism. In 2003 he was appointed Professor at the European Graduate School where he taught summer intensive courses on media and design.

In 2005, he became "visionary in residence" at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. He lived in Belgrade with Serbian author and film-maker Jasmina Tešanović for several years, and married her in 2005. In September 2007 he moved to Turin, Italy. More recently, he has lived in Ibiza, Spain. He travels the world extensively giving speeches and attending conferences.

Speaking Topics
  • The Future of Our World

  • Globalization & The Future

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Books
Holy Fire (Bantam Spectra Book)

Holy Fire (Bantam Spectra Book)

Schismatrix Plus (Complete Shapers-Mechanists Universe)

Schismatrix Plus (Complete Shapers-Mechanists Universe)

Islands in the Net

Islands in the Net

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    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Bruce Sterling for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Bruce Sterling, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Bruce Sterling or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Bruce Sterling

    Speaking fees for Bruce Sterling, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Bruce Sterling are under $10,000 for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Bruce Sterling, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Bruce Sterling speak about?

    Bruce Sterling is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Authors, Business, Culture, Entertainment, Futurists, Journalism, Literary, Science and Technology, Social Media, Technology Speakers.
  • Where does Bruce Sterling travel from?

    Bruce Sterling generally travels from Please Contact, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Bruce Sterling’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Bruce Sterling for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bruce Sterling for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Bruce Sterling or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Bruce Sterling Biography

Bruce Sterling is a science fiction author known for his novels, short fiction, and editorship of the Mirrorshades anthology. He was a proponent and instigator of the cyberpunk sub-genre. He is also a journalist, design critic, Internet maven, and cyberspace theorist.

Sterling's first science fiction story, Man-Made Self, was sold in 1976. He is the author of science fiction novels including Schismatrix, Islands In The Net, and Heavy Weather. In 1992, he published his first nonfiction novel, The Hacker Crackdown: Law And Disorder On The Electronic Frontier.

As a child, Sterling spent several years in India and has a fondness for Bollywood films. In 1976, he graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in journalism. In 2003 he was appointed Professor at the European Graduate School where he taught summer intensive courses on media and design.

In 2005, he became "visionary in residence" at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. He lived in Belgrade with Serbian author and film-maker Jasmina Tešanović for several years, and married her in 2005. In September 2007 he moved to Turin, Italy. More recently, he has lived in Ibiza, Spain. He travels the world extensively giving speeches and attending conferences.

Bruce Sterling Speaking Topics

  • The Future of Our World

  • Globalization & The Future

Bruce Sterling Videos

  • Bruce Sterling | SXSW 2019
    Bruce Sterling is an author, journalist, editor, and critic. Best known for his ten science fiction novels, he also writes short stories, book...
  • NEXT17 | Bruce Sterling | Live from 2027
    Bruce Sterling is so much more than a sci-fi author. He is a journalist, critic and futurist. Expect insights, rage, questions and call to action...
  • Closing Remarks: Bruce Sterling | SXSW Interactive 2016
    World traveler, science fiction author, journalist, and future-focused design critic Bruce Sterling spins the globe a few rounds as he wraps up the...

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  • How do I book Bruce Sterling to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Bruce Sterling for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Bruce Sterling, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Bruce Sterling or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Bruce Sterling

    Speaking fees for Bruce Sterling, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Bruce Sterling are under $10,000 for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Bruce Sterling, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Bruce Sterling speak about?

    Bruce Sterling is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Authors, Business, Culture, Entertainment, Futurists, Journalism, Literary, Science and Technology, Social Media, Technology Speakers.
  • Where does Bruce Sterling travel from?

    Bruce Sterling generally travels from Please Contact, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Bruce Sterling’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Bruce Sterling for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bruce Sterling for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Bruce Sterling or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Bruce Sterling is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as The Future of Our World and Globalization & The Future. The estimated speaking fee range to book Bruce Sterling for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Bruce Sterling generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Neal Stephenson, Calvin Trillin, Michael Rogers, Ray Kurzweil and Richard Florida. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Bruce Sterling for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Bruce Sterling Speaking Topics

  • The Future of Our World

  • Globalization & The Future

Bruce Sterling Speaker Videos

  • Bruce Sterling | SXSW 2019
    Bruce Sterling is an author, journalist, editor, and critic. Best known for his ten science fiction novels, he also writes short stories, book reviews, design criticism, opinion columns, and...
    NEXT17 | Bruce Sterling | Live from 2027
    Bruce Sterling is so much more than a sci-fi author. He is a journalist, critic and futurist. Expect insights, rage, questions and call to action from the man who is regularly featured in Wired or at...
  • Closing Remarks: Bruce Sterling | SXSW Interactive 2016
    World traveler, science fiction author, journalist, and future-focused design critic Bruce Sterling spins the globe a few rounds as he wraps up the Interactive Conference with his peculiar view of...
    Bruce Sterling - Keynote at AWE 2013
    Sterling is an American science fiction author who is best known for his novels and his work on the MirrorShades anthology which helped define the cyberpunk genre. In the last few years, Bruce has...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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